Facebook is doing something for the greater good of those using the service. They are cleaning up the News Feed. How nice, especially when the result of this move is to limit the organic reach of page updates.
Facebook is being more blunt about the fact that marketers are going to have to pay for reach.
If they haven’t already, many marketers will soon see the organic reach of their posts on the social network drop off, and this time Facebook is acknowledging it. In a sales deck obtained by Ad Age that was sent out to partners last month, the company states plainly: “We expect organic distribution of an individual page’s posts to gradually decline over time as we continually work to make sure people have a meaningful experience on the site.”